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The Causes of World War One
Transcript of The Causes of World War One
Why did World War One happen?
Posing Little Questions
Primary Source Cartoon Analysis
One Sentence Answer
World War One was caused by fragile relationships and tension between the Triple Entente (France, Great Britain, Russia) and the Triple Alliance (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Italy), the final spark being the assignation of The Archduke Franze Ferdinand in Bosnia by an association called 'The Black Hand'.
In world war one a variety of weapons were used such as machine guns, riffles, tanks, grenades and poisonous gas.
Triple Antente and Triple Alliance, Europe
Assassination of Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand
1914 map of Ottoman Empire
Map of Gallipoli (in the Ottoman Empire)
By Gemma Coffey
Image of Australians landing in Gallipoli.
Image of australians fighting on the western front border of (France and Germany)
Situation In Europe
First World War
Assassination of Franz Ferdinand, 1863-1914
Map of Ottoman Empire 1914
NewZealand History Online
GALLIPOLI – CANAKKALE TURKEY
Western Front (World War I)
Who was The Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand?
What Countries were involved in the Triple Entente?
What countries were involved in The Triple Alliance?
When was The Arch Duke Franz Ferdinand Killed?
When did The Black Hand form?
When did the ANZACS land in Gallipoli?
Where was Franz Ferdinand assassinated?
Where is Gallipoli?
Why did the ANZACS land in Gallipoli?
Why was Franz Ferdinand killed?
Why did many men go to war?
How did Australia become involved in the war?
How did the ANZACs get to Gallipoli?
What does the source tell you about the process of world war one?
Different countries were involved in different alliances. A range of weapons and artillery were used and the men experienced a lot of loss and death in battle.
The two sides in the war were the Triple Entente (France, Russia, Great Britain) and the Triple Alliance (Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey)
The assassination of The Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, in Bosnia by a Serbian organization called The Black Hand was the spark to World War One.
Who was involved in each alliance?
Who were the country leaders?
What weapons were used?
where were the major battles?
How did Franz Ferdinand die?
France, Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Egypt and Germany, Ottoman Empire, Turkey/ Gallipoli.
War, death, killed, trenches, loss, western front, volunteers and enthusiasm.
Weapons and artillery:
Guns, tanks, aircraft, gas and machine guns.
The First World War began when Britain and Germany went to war in August 1914.
The outbreak of war was greeted in Australia.
On 25 April 1915 members of the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) landed at Gallipoli together with troops from New Zealand, Britain, and France.
Australians reached the peak of their fighting performance in the battle of Hamel on 4 July.
he First World War remains the most costly conflict in terms of deaths and casualties
over 60,000 were killed and 156,000 wounded, gassed, or taken prisoner.
The outbreak of war was greeted in Australia, as in many other places, with great public enthusiasm.
most of the men accepted into the army in August 1914 were sent first to Egypt, not Europe, to meet the threat which a new belligerent, the Ottoman Empire (Turkey)
he allies tried to break through Turkish lines.
the war on the Western Front had long been settled in a stalemate.
the opposing armies facing each other from trench systems.
The development of machine-guns and artillery favoured defence over attack and compounded the impasse, which lasted until the final months of the war.
While the overall hostile stasis continued throughout 1916 and 1917.
The Great War was the first armed conflict in which aircraft were used.
huge British Empire
The causes of World War One are complicated
Triple Alliance (Germany, Austria and Italy)
the members of the Entente (Britain, France and Russia)
France was suspicious of Germany.She had a huge army but a poor navy.
Germany's fear of the huge British Empire.
Huge amounts of money were made from these colonies and Britain had a powerful military presence in all parts of the world.
this did make relations with Britain more fragile than was perhaps necessary for the economic returns Germany got from her colonies.
Britain concluded that Germany's desire to increase the size of her navy was to threaten Britain's naval might.
a naval race took place.
Britain launched a new type of battleship - the Dreadnought.
All it did was to increase tension between the two nations.
Triple alliance (Germany, Italy, Austria) and Triple Entante (Britain, France, Russia)
Army, navy, military presence, naval race, battleship, dreadnought.
Huge British Empire, money, powerful, economic, size, colonies.
Fear, suspicious, relations, fragile, threaten, tension.
Imperialism helped spark the beginning of world war one as countries such as Germany and Great Britain wanted to become more powerful and better their economies. This meant creating more colonies and growing in size. Both countries started to grow their navies and put a lot of money into building battleships. This 'naval race' caused much tension and suspicion between the two countries generating a very fragile relationship.
friendship, alliance, protecting, domino.
fight, anger, annoyance, enemy, threats, hit.
representatives, different nations, all men, leaders.
big, small, close, far, line, different nations.
The men are threatening to fight or hit any man who is threatening their friend/alliance
all the men are leaders representing their different nations and monarch
the mens sizes represent the size and geographical placement of their countries.
One Sentence Answer
Countries threatening the alliances of other countries, created a domino affect and contributed greatly to the start of world war one.
General Sir Ian Hamilton
Union Jack, Australia, New Zealand, empire, pride.
glorious, untiring, needs, finest, you, imperishable.
Quotes, General Sir Ian Hamilton, record, propaganda, military virtue.
Australia's imperishable record ... Australians! The empire needs you
British flag in background
Quote by General Sir Ian Hamilton
"Speaking out of a full heart, may I be permitted to say how gloriously the Australian and New Zealand contingent have upheld the finest traditions of our race during this struggle still in progress. At first with audacity and dash, since then with sleepless valour and untiring resource, they have already created for their countries and imperishable record of military virtue."
This poster uses techniques such as nationalism, persuasive writing and propaganda to influence and encourage men into going to war.
One Sentence Answer